Gastroenterology is expected to have a deficit of 1,630 physicians by 2025, according to a report by physician search and consulting firm Merritt Hawkins.
Note: Figures are based on 2,458 permanent physician and advanced practitioner search assignments that were ongoing or conducted by Merritt Hawkins/AMN Healthcare's physician staffing companies from April 2020 to March 2021.
Four stats to know:
1. Gastroenterologists' average starting salary declined one percent between 2020 and 2021 and 2019 and 2020 — from $457,000 to $453,000.
2. On average, gastroenterology generates $2,965,277 in net annual hospital revenue.
3. GI income from 2020-21 ranged from $125,000 to $750,000, with an average of $453,000.
4. Gastroenterology is expected to have a deficit of 1,630 physicians by 2025.